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Dept News, March 2017

 1. Congratulations to Yanlong Fang for his recent PhD success. His thesis was titled ''Analysis of first order systems on manifolds without boundary: a spectral theoretic approach'' and he was supervised by Dima Vassiliev.

2. Lauri Oksanen has been awarded an EPSRC Fellowship ''Inverse problems for hyperbolic partial differential equations.'' Many congratulations Lauri.

3. More congratulations, this time to Leonid Parnovski and Alex Sobolev for their project ''Stable and unstable almost-periodic problems'' which has recently been funded by EPSRC.

4. Two of our undergraduates, Laura Wakelin and Lewis Marsden, have been accepted on the prestigious LMS 2017 summer school to be held at The University of Manchester.


Published: Mar 13, 2017 11:23:02 AM

Dept News, January 2017

1. Recent PhD successes: many congratulations to
(i) Alessandra Crisafi ''Optimal trading and inventory management in electronic markets'' (supervised by Andrea Macrina)
(ii) Matthew Wright ''Teleparallel gravity and its modifications'' (supervised by Christian Boehmer)
(iii) Kevin Liu ''Shallow-water skimming, skipping and rebound problems'' (supervised by Frank Smith)

2. The following new staff have been appointed:
(i) Lecturer in Pure Mathematics: Dr Roger Casals (starting September 2017)
(ii) Lecturer in Applied Mathematics: Dr Iain Smears (starting September 2017)
(iii) Clifford fellow: Dr Ruben Perez Carrasco (starting Feb 2018)

3. Congratulations to Timo Betcke and Erik Burman for their successful EPSRC joint grant with UCL Mechanical Engineering and Cambridge: "Optimising patient specific treatment plans for ultrasound ablative therapies in the abdomen (OptimUS)"

4. Many congratulations to Imre Barany who received a 2016 Szenchenyi Prize awarded to outstanding Hungarian scientists


Published: Jan 24, 2017 11:41:16 AM